Table T8_2_1_4-1

2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

This appendix provides detailed data tables for all measures analyzed for the 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Tables are included for measures discussed in the main text of the reports as well as for other measures that were examined but not included in the main text.
Table 8_2_1_4.1
Office-based physicians with a computerized system for recording patient demographic information, United States, 2010
Physician characteristics Sample sizePercentSE
Total 4,50774.50.9
Age of physicianUnder 3516284.43.9
35–441,18083.21.4
45–541,50077.61.5
55 and over1,65766.51.5
Practice size (number of physicians)1–21,40062.81.5
3–51,31678.61.5
6–1098783.91.6
More than 1080490.41.6
SpecialtyPrimary care2,15776.41.2
Surgical1,01874.91.8
Medical1,26170.41.6
OwnershipPhysician/physician group2,93971.01.0
Other1,53385.01.3
Non-Hispanic White populationaLess than 50%80571.72.0
50–69%1,17873.81.7
70–79%84476.51.8
80% or more1,68077.11.7
RegionNortheast80072.82.0
Midwest1,10676.61.6
South1,43375.01.4
West1,16873.72.0
Metropolitan statusMetropolitan3,62374.20.9
Nonmetropolitan88477.53.0

a Percentage of U.S. standard population in the county that is non-Hispanic White.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS), NAMCS core and Electronic Medical Record mail supplement combined file.

Current as of June 2013
Internet Citation: Table T8_2_1_4-1: 2012 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. June 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr12/8_healthsysteminfrastructure/T8_2_1_4-1.html